Keys Woman Accused Of Selling Lobster Tails On Craigslist
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MARATHON (CBSMiami/AP) — A woman faces charges for illegally selling lobster tails through Craigslist.
The woman sold the fresh lobster tails to an undercover state wildlife officer according to officials.
Twenty-year-old Kasey Marie Platt of Marathon made the exchange in a parking lot, Monday.
The investigation started when authorities were alerted to an ad on Craigslist offering lobster tails for $10 each.
Officers contacted the poster and arranged to pay $250 for 25 tails.
An undercover officer arrested Platt after meeting her and making the purchase.
Platt has been charged with the unlicensed sale of saltwater products and the possession/sale of lobster out of season, among other charges.
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